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Unsung heroes of World War II

Deanne Durrett

Unsung heroes of World War II

the story of the Navajo code talkers

by Deanne Durrett

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- Indian troops -- Juvenile literature,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography -- Juvenile literature,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Indian -- Juvenile literature,
  • Navajo language -- Juvenile literature,
  • Navajo code talkers -- Juvenile literature,
  • Navajo Indians -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDeanne Durrett ; with a new afterword by the author.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.C88 D87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23175370M
    ISBN 109780803224568
    LC Control Number2009009145

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